Over a succession of Tuesday mornings in the spring of 1962 my brother Robert and I met infinity and took its measure. We wasted no time getting ready for school on Tuesdays, because the early morning math class taught by Mr. 1,003 more words
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“Ok, what does it mean to philosophize”, a friend of mine asked me very recently. Initially, I was not very clear with my answers to him, probably because I was consumed with the zeal to quickly defend Philosophy.668 more words
I don’t normally do prompts, but I like how open and yet directional this one is. So here goes.
“Maybe the world is round,” said a certain Pythagoras, who wandered around his office one day, playing with his beard and questioning everything everyone knew, as was his forte. 596 more words